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2015 Ford Mustang: Pony car production officially underway at Michigan plant

Flat Rock Assembly Plant has produced more than 1 million Mustangs since production moved to the plant in 2004, but Hinrichs said this new model, which celebrates the pony car’s 50th anniversary, is particularly special because it will be sold globally, in more than 110 countries, for the first time. Full News here – Detroit […]

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Transform Automotive to hire 77, invest $42M in Shelby Township plant

Dustin Walsh – Sterling Heights-based Transform Automotive LLC is expanding after landing a new contract to build transmissions parts The machined, metal-stamped and laser-welded parts supplier plans to invest nearly $ 42 million to lease and build out a new manufacturing plant in the Cherry Creek Corporate Park at M-53 and 23 Mile Road in […]

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Detroit’s Packard Plant owner reportedly pays taxes owed on property, wants Banksy back

he owner of the largest shell of industrial blight in Detroit has settled up with Wayne County on delinquent taxes and on ownership disputes Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Can the Old Packard Plant be a “Perfect Town”

(WXYZ) – Fernando Palazuelo, the man who bought the old Packard Plant in Detroit, says developing real estates is like war – you have to know going in if your plan to win or lose is going to work. And for him, there’s no such thing as defeat. So, while many people questioned the wisdom […]

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Mammoth plant closes in Holland Township, 65 jobs lost

Mammoth Inc. officials contacted Michigan Works earlier this spring to let them know of the pending plant closure Full News here – Oakland Business

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Raw video: Sky4 over fire at Canadian plant

Raw video: Sky4 over fire at Canadian plant A massive fire in Canada is billowing smoke that can be seen for miles in Detroit. The fire is burning at a building for Bonduelle Food, which processes canned and frozen vegetables. The fire was reported around 3 a.m. Friday. No injuries have been … Full News […]

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Peruvian developer ready to remake Packard plant

Corey Williams Associated Press – Where others have failed to follow through on plans to either restore the Packard plant or tear it down, Fernando Palazuelo says he will follow through on his promises to clean it out and fix it up; bring in apartments, retail shops, high-tech entrepreneurs, light industrial operations and artist studios; […]

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Packard Plant: Peruvian developer ready to remake infamous car plant

Massive chunks of concrete hang menacingly from what remains of an upper floor at a gutted building at the vacant Packard car plant, a time-decayed symbol of Detroit’s finer things and luxury vehicles. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Steelcase to close a second European plant

The Grand Rapids office furniture-maker plans to sell or close a factory outside Strasbourg, France where it has a workforce of between 200 to 250 employees. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit’s Packard Plant owner in his own words: ‘Sorry, I’m not a millionaire’ and ‘I still have very big debts’

Everyone runs aground at some point, so maybe for Palazuelo – who by his own words was living in a downtown apartment where he and his family had to share the bathroom with 15 other people including “druggers” – was just a hiccup for an otherwise shrewd businessman getting back on his feet. Full News […]

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Detroit's Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will

Detroit's Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will … DETROIT, MI – The owner of the sprawling, abandoned Packard Plant on Detroit's east side said that his lawyers are handling the payment of taxes on the property, which the Wayne County Treasurers office confirmed Wednesday to MLive are currently … Full News here […]

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Detroit’s Packard Plant owner Fernando Palazuelo says taxes on property will be paid, development plans moving forward

The owner of the sprawling, abandoned Packard Plant on Detroit’s east side said that his lawyers are handling the payment of taxes on the property, which the Wayne County Treasurers office confirmed Wednesday to MLive are currently delinquent. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Official: Deal to be signed soon for museum at Rosie’s plant

Associated Press – The signing of a purchase agreement is imminent, but construction of the Yankee Air Museum won’t get underway until autumn at the earliest, said an aviation enthusiast leading an effort to save from demolition a portion of the Detroit-area plant where the original Rosie the Riveter worked 70 years ago. Full News […]

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Fall injures worker at Wastewater Treatment Plant in Detroit

A worker’s torso was punctured this morning after he fell at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in southwest Detroit. Full News here – freep

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GM plant helping raise awareness of rare disorder; benefit concert Saturday

mployees of one of General Motors Co.’s largest Michigan production facilities are rallying together to help raise awareness of an incurable disorder that is impacting one of their fellow employees and his family. Hawke Adams, 5-year-old son of quality engineer Jason Adams at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, has hydrocephalus – a disorder that causes excessive accumulation […]

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